Category Archives: Ubuntu

Post that are about the GNU Linux distribution from Ubuntu

DNS with bind9 and DHCP on Ubuntu 16.04

This post will show you how to install DNS with bind9 and DHCP on Ubuntu 16.04. We will end up with a full blown bind9 DNS with an integrated DHCP server. If you are a home user and your network has grown such that you are tired of using all static IP addresses and having to configure the /etc/hosts files by hand, then use the great tool dnsmasq. See my How to set up dnsmasq. Dnsmasq is so much simpler to setup and maintain than bind9, you should think about using it.

DNS with bind9 and DHCP on Ubuntu 16.04 also works on a Raspberry PI 3 running the Ubuntu Image.

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Installing Munin on Ubuntu 16.04

Installing Munin on Ubuntu 16.04 is not the hard. Munin is a monitoring system that runs over the network for the local server and remote servers. It monitors all the basics out of the box. We can use it to monitor servers of all types to see what has happened and help find out why stuff broke or started to go slow.

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Installing AWstats on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

If you want to see loads of stats for your web site try Installing AWstats on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Number of visitor, Waht OS or Browser they used.

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Installing AWstats on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and some additional packages necessary for the geo and net IP location stats.

sudo apt-get install awstats libgeo-ipfree-perl libnet-ip-perl

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Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 5

Welcome to Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 5. This is the fifth part of a series of blog posts. We will be adding Roundcube, allowing your users to access their email over a secure HTTPS connection from any browser.

Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 1
Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 2
Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 3
Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 4

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Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 4

Welcome to Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 4. This is the forth part of a series of blog posts. We will be adding some extra checking to postfix. This will allow you to effectively blacklist some domains and email addresses. We will also be adding checks for properly formatted domain names and checking the IP address against their DNS lookup.

Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 1
Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 2
Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 3

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Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 3

Welcome to Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 3. This is the third part of a series of blog posts. We will be adding anti-virus and anti-spam along with some other tools to stop spam and viruses getting through checking in this post.

Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 1
Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 2

  • Emails will be checked with anti-virus service ClamAV
  • Emails will be checked with anti-spam filters from Spamassassin
  • Grey listing of incoming mail servers with Postgrey

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Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 2

Welcome to Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 2. This is the second part of a series of blog posts. The mailserver will use Postfix, Dovecot and Amavis. To see Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part1 follow the link.

In Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Part 2 we will turn on the ability for any user to send and receive emails once they are know to the system.

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